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Funny ads

Postby Paul Davy » Mon May 11, 2009 9:33 am

Greetings,

Most advertisements suck.... however, these ones are surprisingly cool...

Cadbury Eyebrows
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVblWq3tDwY

The Cougar - The Art of Speediness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OSSQEieTPw

The Cougar - The Art Of Invisibleness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7zZbTC6UCA

The Cougar - The Art Of Mind Control
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8BI_lAJXfE

and the new "Fully Loaded Man" ad... whom to be honest, is a poor man's Barry "The Cougar" Dawson... but points for trying.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLIIKrJ6nnI

Add your own favourite ads!

Metta,
Retro. :)
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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Funny ads

Postby tiltbillings » Mon May 11, 2009 9:37 am

    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

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Re: Funny ads

Postby thornbush » Mon May 11, 2009 9:55 am

OK this local one is about the value of putting on your safety belt, even if you're sitting at the backseat.....as one ghost learned the hard way :tongue:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0izETTVviB4

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Re: Funny ads

Postby tiltbillings » Mon May 11, 2009 10:02 am

    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

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Re: Funny ads

Postby Paul Davy » Mon May 11, 2009 10:07 am

Greetings Tilt,

tiltbillings wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGJiTpBBD18

This cracks me up


Oh yeah, that is a classic.

Made in New Zealand apparently... unlike the beer itself which is brewed here in Melbourne.

On a side note, apparently my brother is going to be (presumably an extra?) in a beer ad... so hopefully it's as good!

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Funny ads

Postby Cittasanto » Mon May 11, 2009 10:28 am

“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Funny ads

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Re: Funny ads

Postby genkaku » Mon May 11, 2009 11:56 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,

Most advertisements suck.... however, these ones are surprisingly cool...

Cadbury Eyebrows
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVblWq3tDwY

The Cougar - The Art of Speediness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OSSQEieTPw

The Cougar - The Art Of Invisibleness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7zZbTC6UCA

The Cougar - The Art Of Mind Control
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8BI_lAJXfE



and the new "Fully Loaded Man" ad... whom to be honest, is a poor man's Barry "The Cougar" Dawson... but points for trying.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLIIKrJ6nnI

Add your own favourite ads!

Metta,
Retro. :)

Loved the eyebrows ... thanks.

One of my faves: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nojWJ6-XmeQ

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Re: Funny ads

Postby Dhammanando » Mon May 11, 2009 1:06 pm

My favourites as a boy were the Smash instant mashed potato ads...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SAbJjkt ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrer4vEY ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gLCj9qXfp4


Some parodies from my teens....

Mel Smith & Griff Rhys Jones parodying the s3 ad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTEEKyTESiU

British parodies of tacky 1970's American Express ads
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF-U9nL9Ios

Deluxe home organ.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbWukKe- ... re=related

Batchelors' soup
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUfDGaTs8sE

"There's a Man in Iran." Positive spin on Ayatollah Khomeini a year after the Iranian Revolution.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGBfYold ... re=related


Another genuine ad – a most bizarre one for Mr. Kipling's Cakes. Withdrawn after complaints from Christians.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tus8s2mKGME

The Apostles' Creed (updated Anglican version). Not an ad. Just something else that Christians complained about.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUQcCvX2 ... re=related
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Re: Funny ads

Postby Cittasanto » Mon May 11, 2009 1:58 pm

“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Funny ads

Postby nathan » Mon May 11, 2009 2:04 pm

Ok you guys. But this is absolutely the very last post, I mean it this time.

http://www.willitblend.com/videos.aspx? ... deo=iphone
But whoever walking, standing, sitting, or lying down overcomes thought, delighting in the stilling of thought: he's capable, a monk like this, of touching superlative self-awakening. § 110. {Iti 4.11; Iti 115}

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Re: Funny ads

Postby Fede » Mon May 11, 2009 3:15 pm

STEFAN - YOU'RE SMILING!!!!

What a wonderful photo!!
You look absolutely great!!

(sorry.... :offtopic: Apologies..... but you have to admit - it's a great pic!)


:focus:


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Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Funny ads

Postby genkaku » Mon May 11, 2009 3:38 pm

Dear D -- Loved the nativity/cake one. Thanks.


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Re: Funny ads

Postby Upasaka Sumana » Tue May 12, 2009 11:34 am

Fede wrote:STEFAN - YOU'RE SMILING!!!!

What a wonderful photo!

Hiya Fede! :smile:

OK, here's another one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij2Xbu-X ... re=related

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Re: Funny ads

Postby Cittasanto » Tue May 12, 2009 11:59 am

get what you want by asking at the right time :woohoo:

Stefan wrote:
Fede wrote:STEFAN - YOU'RE SMILING!!!!

What a wonderful photo!

Hiya Fede! :smile:

OK, here's another one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij2Xbu-X ... re=related
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."



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